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How to create a string using a structured folder in PowerShell?

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answered 2021-12-30 20:00:00 +0000

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Assuming you want to create a string that represents the full path to a file or folder in PowerShell using a structured directory, you can use the following PowerShell code:

# Define the root directory path
$rootDir = "C:\MyDocuments"

# Define the sub-directory names and file name
$subDir1 = "Projects"
$subDir2 = "PowerShellScripts"
$fileName = "Script1.ps1"

# Combine the directory names to create the full path
$fullPath = Join-Path -Path $rootDir -ChildPath $subDir1
$fullPath = Join-Path -Path $fullPath -ChildPath $subDir2
$fullPath = Join-Path -Path $fullPath -ChildPath $fileName

# Print the full path
Write-Host "Full Path: $fullPath"

In the above code, you define the root directory path, sub-directory names, and file name as separate variables. Then, you use the Join-Path cmdlet to combine the directory names to create the full path. Finally, you print the full path using the Write-Host cmdlet.

You can customize this code to fit your specific folder structure and file names.

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